WIP Jam Session at MWC, Mobile Peer Awards, Mobile Sunday

While I, sadly, won’t be in Barcelona for MWC this year, exciting events are carrying on nonetheless 🙂

WIPJam Button_160x160.jpgA great event for developers is the WIP Jam Session, going down on Thursday, Feb. 19:

WIP Jam Session at MWC

Thursday, February 19, 2009, Hall 2, FIRA

Join WIP for our popular Day for Developers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The best mobile developers meet key leaders of the mobile ecosystem in interactive sessions where we are serious about no panels, no ppt and no ties! Sign up now at www.wipjam.com

Update:

– 30+ speakers confirmed and 8 hot topics for the afternoon Discussion Groups.

– Pre-event reception confirmed the WIP Mobile Jameoke, on Wednesday, February 18 from 9:30pm til late at the Bel Chica bar following the GoMo News Blender. Join the other musicians from the mobile industry for some real hot jam’n!

Once again, the Mobile Peer Awards are being held on Monday, Feb. 16, and feature a great set of mobile startups and our own Russell as part of the jury:

163 startups participated and 42 nominees were selected by their respective chapters. An international Jury will now select the 20 finalists to present at the Peer Awards event in Barcelona.

The finalists to present at the Mobile Peer Awards in Barcelona are:
EARLY-STAGE STARTUPS

* Addict Digital Media – Mobile Monday Buenos Aires
* aka-aki networks GmbH – MobileMonday Berlin
* Babajob.com – MobileMonday Bangalore
* Big in Japan Inc. – MobileMonday Dallas
* bioLocate – MobileMonday Jakarta
* Dial2Do – MobileMonday Dublin
* Fortumo – MobileMonday Estonia
* Mob4Hire – MobileMonday Vancouver
* Orbster GmbH – MobileMonday Munich
* Oxynade – MobileMonday Brussels
* Tellmewhere – MobileMonday Paris
* Xumii – MobileMonday Sydney

EMERGING STARTUPS

* Aradiom – MobileMonday Istanbul
* fring – MobileMonday Tel Aviv
* Getjar Networks – MobileMonday Lithuania
* Keynetik – MobileMonday Washington DC
* Mobintech A/S – MobileMonday Copenhagen
* PopCatcher AB – MobileMonday Sweden
* Soonr – MobileMonday Silicon Valley
* Unkasoft Advergaming – MobileMonday Madrid

mobilesunday_180.jpgAnd there’s the always popular MobileSunday gathering, where you’ll find all the cool kids that got to town a little early:

The fourth annual MobileSunday – an unofficial, informal and generally cool and funky gathering of mobile bloggers and their chums – will be taking place in Barcelona on the eve of this year’s Mobile World Congress (formerly known as 3GSM) on Sunday, February 15, 2009.

The people who came to our last year’s event, know what’s it’s all about: it’s the place to be where you can meet some of the most influent people in the mobile industry and its convergent area’s, from startups to VC’s, from operators and handset manufactures to the most innovative application and service providers around. This is also a unique chance to meet most of the MobileMonday global chapter founders in one spot during the conference.

Last year’s event was attended by some 400 people. This year we moved to one of the coolest bars in Barcelona, the CLUB MIX for a bit more space and a jazzy, loungy athmosphere.

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